Industry & Services >> CEO Interviews >> May 14, 2001

David Hockenbrocht – Sparton Corporation (spa)

DAVID W. HOCKENBROCHT, President, CEO and Director of Sparton Corporation, was educated at Allegheny College and the Graduate Business School of Case Western Reserve University and also served as a Captain in the US Air Force. Mr. Hockenbrocht became President and a Director of the Sparton Corporation in January 1978 and served in those roles until 2000, when he became President and CEO as well as continuing as a Director. Sparton Corporation, a 101-year-old NYSE-listed company, is an electronics design and manufacturing provider with 13 worldwide locations serving medical, government, avionics, telecommunications and other industrial customers in 17 nations. Profile
TWST: Could we start out with a little history and a quick overview of

Sparton Corporation?

Mr. Hockenbrocht: Sparton Corporation, founded in Jackson, Michigan, in

1900, is one of Michigan's